Are Diabetics Being Cheated?

A recent patient was concerned that despite watching her diet and taking her diabetes medication her hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) keeps going up. Remember, HbA1c is a lab test that shows the average level of blood sugar (glucose) over the previous 3 months. It shows how...

Blueberries show promise in protecting heart

Blueberries could strengthen blood vessels against oxidative stress that may lead to heart disease, says new research. The results of the new study, published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry (Vol 17, pp 109-116), add to the other reports in the...

Can coconut oil kill you?

Robert G. Silverman, DC, DACBN, DCBCN, MS, CCN, CNS, CSCS, CIISN, CKTP, CES, HKC, SASTM The recent headlines about coconut oil say that because it’s higher in saturated fat than beef or lard, it’s bad for you. “You’ll drastically increase the chances...